This is a temporary, full-time position - for approx. 5 months
The Sr. Patient Account Assistant performs billing or follow-up/collections functions aimed at resolving hospital accounts receivable. Assists patients with any and all A/R issues. Provides excellent customer service to patients, physicians, fellow employees and others. Assists in other department areas as needed.
One-year hospital billing or follow-up/collections job experience.
Customer service background, prior hospital billing office experience, A/R outsource agency experience, and specialized terminology of commercial, government, workers compensation and third party payers.
High school degree or equivalent required
Calculator (10-key), use of personal computer (PC) skills
Strong skills using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and the Internet
Strong problem-solving skills
College degree or some college
Medical terminology accounting and/or bookkeeping skills
The North State Service Area of Dignity Health is offers the most comprehensive health services in the north state, providing acute care and a full range of special programs to a six-county region. Mercy Medical Center Redding is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of Auburn, along with St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta.
With the backdrop of beautiful Mt. Shasta to the north, Mt. Lassen to the East, and the Trinity Alps to the west, Redding is an exceptional place to live. Our location offers all the best of California with easy access to skiing, Sacramento, the Gold Country and San Francisco and low cost of living! Ashland, Oregon, home of the Shakespeare festival, is an easy drive to the north. Fishing, skiing, hiking, biking, culture - it
's all here. This position is critical to the success of Mercy Medical Center Redding and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Dignity Health.
Dignity Health - 21 months ago
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